Liberty Silver Cymric Enamel Rose Bowl, Birmingham 1902

by Louis Wine
SKU: AL1956 Category:


Rare Liberty silver and enamel rose bowl, Birmingham 1902, stamped CYMRIC LIBERTY & CO and stamped 2028 . The bowl on 4 lily pad supports, the body with four enamel and silver applied cartouches to the sides with figures of Romeo and Juliet, the top surround with verse from Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet… A ROSE BY ANY OTHER NAME WOULD SMELL AS SWEET, shamrock inter spacing. The bowl engraved with inscription.. CHELTENHAM & DISTRICT CHRYSANTHEMUM SOCIETY PRESENTED BY MRS JENNINGS CAMPBELL. Measures: Base Diameter: 8 inches. Height: 4 inches. Top diameter: 7 inches. Weight: 31 oz. Silver sketchbook is from the Westminster Library archive.The design is most likely by Oliver Baker and Eleanor Fortesque Brickdale who did other known Cymric silver and enamel works together with Brickdale. Baker being an artist and Shakespeare enthusiast was from Stratford.

Louis Wine

Louis Wine Ltd., Toronto specialists in Antique Silver , Antique Jewellery & Decorative Arts, are a 4th generation family business.Louis Wine (1865-1946) founded the company in Dublin, Ireland in 1880. Louis Wine began selling to silver collectors in Dublin from a shop in historic Wellington Quay. In 1908, he located on Dublin's fashionable Grafton Street. To the firm came the worlds leading Georgian Silver collectors. Pieces by Paul de Lamerie, Paul Storr, Hester Bateman and Irish Georgian Silver were constantly on display. Our gallery run by Richard (Louis Wine's great grandson) at 150 Cumberland Street (Yorkville), Toronto, displays a range of fine Antique Silver, Old Sheffield Plate, Antique Jewellery & Decorative Arts from the 18th-20th century, including Bateman, Storr, Ramsden, Tiffany, Knox, Liberty, Jensen, Christopher Dresser.